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Artistic Photo Quilts: Create Stunning Quilts with Your Camera, Computer and Cloth
Artistic Photo Quilts: Create Stunning Quilts with Your Camera, Computer and Cloth
by Charlotte Ziebarth
Staff Pick
Ziebarth has taken her experiments with fabrics, techniques, and products and packed this book full of her hard-won knowledge. She starts by choosing which photos work best for quilting, and ends with an introduction to quilting and embellishing. What... (read more)

List Price $27.95
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Used - Trade Paper

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Built by Wendy Dresses: The Sew U Guide to Making a Girl's Best Frock
Built by Wendy Dresses: The Sew U Guide to Making a Girl's Best Frock
by Wendy Mullin
Staff Pick
Dresses have become a staple in many women's wardrobe due to their versatility and ease. However, finding that perfect dress can be more difficult than finding an unbleached hair on Betty White's head (no disrespect to Ms. White as I think she is a comic... (read more)

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Used - Spiral/comb

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Piece in the Hoop: 20 Quilt Projects + 40 Machine Embroidery Designs [With DVD]
Piece in the Hoop: 20 Quilt Projects + 40 Machine Embroidery Designs [With DVD]
by Larisa Bland
Staff Pick
Machine embroiderers are massive lovers of in-the-hoop projects, and Piece in the Hoop puts a new spin on the technique by combining quilting with hoop work. These make the tidiest quilt blocks ever. The projects include a bookmark that I would love to... (read more)

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New - Trade Paper

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Vinyl Will Kill with Poster
Vinyl Will Kill with Poster
by Jeremyville
Staff Pick
Vinyl Will Kill is a fun backstage pass into the realm of 3D designer toy artists. The 232 page book is packaged in a toy box concept, and also comes with a large fold out poster of lots of toys, and 36 web cards with url references to the 44 designers... (read more)

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Used - Miscellaneous

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Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting
Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting
by Ann Hood
Staff Pick
Knitting: it's not just for Madame Defarge. Authors as varied as Andre DuBus III, Sue Grafton, and Ann Patchett share essays on the passion and magic of knitting. Put those needles down, grab a cuppa, and settle in for an inspiring read.... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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Zombie Felties: How to Raise 16 Gruesome Felt Creatures from the Undead
Zombie Felties: How to Raise 16 Gruesome Felt Creatures from the Undead
by Nicola Tedman and Sarah Skeate
Staff Pick
Sure, you might roll your eyes upon seeing that the zombie craze has perforated the craft world, but all will be forgiven once you open this book and see the adorable undead creatures inside. Sixteen sinister projects that would make original, offbeat... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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The Anti-Bride Guide: Tying the Knot Outside of the Box
The Anti-Bride Guide: Tying the Knot Outside of the Box
by Carolyn Gerin and Stephanie Rosenbaum
Staff Pick
This informal guide cheerfully reminds the reader that every tradition began as an innovative new idea, and that the ceremony should be tailored to fit you — not the other way around! Filled with savvy advice (which two wedding elements should you have... (read more)

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Used - Spiral/comb

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Sewing Green: 25 Projects Made with Repurposed and Organic Materials
Sewing Green: 25 Projects Made with Repurposed and Organic Materials
by Betz White and John Gruen
Staff Pick
Sewing books are often pretty, but don't have enough instruction; or, they give step-by-step instructions for not-so-cute creations. Sewing Green has gotten everything right: adorable ideas made from repurposed materials, plus a pattern packet to boot... (read more)

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Papertoy Monsters: Make Your Very Own Amazing Papertoys!
Papertoy Monsters: Make Your Very Own Amazing Papertoys!
by Brian Castleforte
Staff Pick
I dare you to flip through Papertoy Monsters and not think, "Holy cow, this is perfect for [insert kid's name here]." Lurking within are 50 easy-to-assemble creatures, complete with detailed dossiers. Prepare to be enamored with the likes of Squidbeak... (read more)

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Mixed-Media Dollhouses: Techniques and Ideas for Doll-Size Assemblages
Mixed-Media Dollhouses: Techniques and Ideas for Doll-Size Assemblages
by Tally Oliveau
Staff Pick
This is the first altered-art book I've found that focuses solely on dollhouses. Before I discovered this book, I had a couple of shoe boxes and some decorative paper staring at me. I've since begun sketching plans and gathering items for a roof... (read more)

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Wool Pets: Making 20 Figures with Wool Roving and a Barbed Needle
Wool Pets: Making 20 Figures with Wool Roving and a Barbed Needle
by Laurie Sharp
Staff Pick
With Wool Pets, I'm already planning next Christmas. A basket of black kitties for my aunt, turtles for my mom, and bunnies for my uncle. While possibly the easiest little critter crafts you'll ever make, you do need to watch what your hands are doing... (read more)

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More Show Me How: Everything We Couldn't Fit in the First Book Instructions for Life from the Everyday to the Exotic
More Show Me How: Everything We Couldn't Fit in the First Book Instructions for Life from the Everyday to the Exotic
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Is this a strangely entertaining reference book or a reference book of strange entertainment? I'm not sure, but I know this much: you'll laugh just as often as you'll learn, whether it's how to divide a unibrow, paint a car, shoot sexy home movies, or... (read more)

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Sale - Flexible

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Who's Your Dada?: Redefining the Doll through Mixed Media
Who's Your Dada?: Redefining the Doll through Mixed Media
by Linda O'Brien and Opie O'Brien
Staff Pick
Who's Your Dada? will challenge you to clean out your junk drawer and create never-before-seen dolls! Linda and Opie O'Brien give detailed techniques for using rubber stamps, metal, polymer and paper clay, and epoxy, and even give instructions for... (read more)

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Makers: All Kinds of People Making Amazing Things in Garages, Basements, and Backyards
Makers: All Kinds of People Making Amazing Things in Garages, Basements, and Backyards
by Bob Parks
Staff Pick
Get rid of your TV set and make something instead. This book, released by the publishers of Make magazine, rules. It features ordinary people making extraordinary things, like a personal submarine, a washtub Tesla coil, a go-kart with a turbine jet... (read more)

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Amy Barickman's Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion, and Fun
Amy Barickman's Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion, and Fun
by Amy Barickman
Staff Pick
Amy Barickman's Vintage Notions is a charming, joyful book. Barickman takes a look back to the homemakers of the 1920s and '30s to inspire today's hardworking DIYer. I enjoyed this more for creative encouragement than hands-on guidance for crafting and... (read more)

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French General: Treasured Notions: Inspiration and Craft Projects Using Vintage Beads, Buttons, Ribbons, and Trim from Tinsel Trading Company
French General: Treasured Notions: Inspiration and Craft Projects Using Vintage Beads, Buttons, Ribbons, and Trim from Tinsel Trading Company
by Kaari Meng
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Few people have been granted access to the basement of New York's Tinsel Trading Company... until now. In Treasured Notions, Kaari Meng of French General embarks on a long-awaited expedition into this hidden reservoir of vintage European embellishments... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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The Principles of Knitting: Methods and Techniques of Hand Knitting
The Principles of Knitting: Methods and Techniques of Hand Knitting
by June Hemmons Hiatt
Staff Pick
When it went out of print in the mid-1990s, The Principles of Knitting became one of the most sought-after books on the subject. Those who had a copy guarded it jealously, while those unwilling/unable to part with several hundred dollars for a used... (read more)

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New - Hardcover

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Mason-Dixon Knitting: The Curious Knitter's Guide
Mason-Dixon Knitting: The Curious Knitter's Guide
by Kay Gardiner and Ann Meador Shayne
Staff Pick
Mason-Dixon Knitting is easy to get into — approachable and accessible — and it focuses on knitting items you will use daily, that you will love, that you will be proud to gives as gifts, and that recipients will be delighted to use. The authors use... (read more)

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Build Your Own Paper Robots: 100s of Mecha Model Designs on CD to Print Out and Assemble [With CDROM]
Build Your Own Paper Robots: 100s of Mecha Model Designs on CD to Print Out and Assemble [With CDROM]
by Julius Perdana and Josh Buczynski
Staff Pick
It feels so good to get back to basics. Get some paper, fold and glue it, and you can create any number of amazing creatures. Julius Perdana's new book, Build Your Own Paper Robots, goes way beyond paper-crane origami. The CD with this book has hundreds... (read more)

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Mason-Dixon Knitting: The Curious Knitters' Guide: Stories, Patterns, Advice, Opinions, Questions, Answers, Jokes, and Pictures
Mason-Dixon Knitting: The Curious Knitters' Guide: Stories, Patterns, Advice, Opinions, Questions, Answers, Jokes, and Pictures
by Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne
Staff Pick
Let me introduce Kay and Ann, the best gal pals a knitter can have. And, believe me, these ladies are serious addicts, total crackpots — I dare you not to become addicted yourself! In addition to the beautiful patterns, you'll find all the gossip and... (read more)

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